hospitality is our purpose
We work with our clients to craft brand experiences that resonate with their goals and their guests.
We design spaces by putting the guest first, creating experiences that leave them feeling inspired and well-cared for.
alchemy is our process
Alchemy is the combination of multi-disciplinary design & service elements that result in the unified atmosphere and experience of a space.
Achieving alchemy involves a combination of curated & created design elements that work in harmony.
With a focus on guest experience, our process produces meaningful environments that are both engaging and authentic.
our process & services
01 | Concept
We translate entrepreneurs’ passions into places and leverage a distinct creative viewpoint to craft storied spaces for developers.
• Concept Creation
• Brand Strategy & Postitioning
• Guest Journey Mapping
• Investor Pitch Decks
02 | design
Driven by a multifaceted understanding of place, we pull a common thread through every guest touchpoint of the environment.
• Interior Design
• Identity & Logo Design
• Bar & Kitchen Design Consulting
• Prototype & QSR Design
• Uniform & Tableware Styling
• Art Direction
03 | Delivery
We facilitate the big picture through the small details — finishes and furniture, elevations and renderings, schedules and drawings.
• Construction Documentation
• Interior Fit-Outs
• Custom Furniture & Lighting Design
• Project Management
• Signage Design
• Environmental Graphics
Trained as an architect with a career in brand creation and interior design, Draftsman is directed by David Pilkenton.
From Bygone at the Four Seasons in Baltimore to The Porter Hotel in Portland, OR, David has led the creative direction and design for restaurants, bars, boutique hotels, and retail spaces across the United States, Caribbean, and Mexico throughout his career.
David is an NCIDQ Certified Interior Designer and holds a degree in architecture.